Jun 13

Summer Reading

Have you heard of the “summer slide”? Unfortunately, it’s not the fun kind of slide you’ll find at a water park or playground. This slide is different. It’s a slide that no parent wants their child to ride. The summer slide is a decline in reading ability and other academic skills that …

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May 27

Amazon Smile

We are pleased to announce the Kaechele Elementary School PTA is part of AmazonSmile!

Simply conduct your normal shopping and we earn 0.5% of your purchase total!
Follow these easy steps to get set up:

1. Go to http://smile.amazon.com or click on our our KES PTA unique link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/35-2471866

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May 20

Beat the “Summer Slide”

Summer slide isn’t a piece of playground equipment – it’s the tendency for students to lose some of the progress they’ve made during the academic year. But there are ways to keep your students’ skills sharp and have fun all summer long.

For details, resources and lots more ways to foster reading this summer, go …

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May 13

2019-2020 PTA Officers

The PTA Officers for the 2019-2020 school year have been decided! Thank you to the following parents for volunteering to serve our school in this way:

–          President: Tracey Florence

–          VP of Ways & Means: Punam Kapila

–          Co-VP’s of Programs: Pooja Jindal & Lisa Biller

–          Treasurer: Carolyn …

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May 05

2019-2020 School Supplies

The school supply lists for PreK – 5th grade can be found here: 2019-20 School Supply Lists. Having these ready for the first day of school allows your child to be prepared and organized, setting them up with a great foundation for learning. Please do not send your child with a rolling …

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Apr 22

We are a Common Sense School!

WAY TO GO, KES Community! Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology, has recognized our school as a Common Sense School. Kaechele Elementary has demonstrated its commitment to taking a whole-community approach to preparing its students to think …

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Apr 14

Test-Taking Preparation for Grades 3-5  

Our 3-5 Grade students are working hard to prepare for the online features that will be used during SOL testing this spring.  The features that were brand new a couple years ago continue to be great changes from the old features (2016 & prior) of the SOL test, but these “whistles and …

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Feb 17

Preschool Reverse Mainstreaming Classes

Kaechele Elementary School will begin accepting applications for the 2019-20 Preschool Reverse Mainstreaming classes. This half day morning class (7:40- 10:40 AM) consists of a mix of children with and without disabilities attending a high-quality, literacy- rich preschool program together. If interested, please plan to attend an informational session on Thursday, March 14 at 6:00 …

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Feb 11

Community Foundation needs your help to identify region’s outstanding teachers

Henrico, Va. Jan. 17, 2019 – Who is the special teacher in your life? The REB Awards for Teaching Excellence provide a tangible, public way to recognize outstanding teachers in Henrico County Public Schools – and give them the means to continue growing. The Community Foundation’s yearly awards identify, recognize and support teaching excellence in …

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Feb 03

Random Acts of Kindness

During the month of February, KES will celebrate “Random Acts of Kindness,” and we are encouraging all children to think about special ways they can practice kindness towards others. Each week we will have a community service project to help make the world a better place! Information was sent home with all students this week. …

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